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Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

By   /  December 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Human Rights Day, Leni Robredo, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Robredo slams extrajudicial killings, online trolls in Rights Day message

Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo wants Filipinos to stand up to human rights violations being done to them. Image: OVP File By Mara Cepeda in Manila On the eve of Human Rights Day, Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo called on Filipinos to stand up against all forms of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings in the war […]

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Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Death squads, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, priests, Reports  /  Comments Off on Duterte blamed for spate of killings – 10 Filipino activists dead in 48 hours

A protest over the latest killings in the Philippines. Image: Image: Dee Ayroso/Butlatlat By Dee Ayroso in Manila Church groups and human rights advocates are holding the Duterte administration accountable for the spate of attacks which killed 10 activists in a span of two days. The slain victims were two religious leaders in Luzon and […]

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Philippine clergy appeal for justice over assassination of retired priest

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, assassination, assassinations, Bayan, Crime, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, New People's Army, New Zealand, NFIP, NPA, Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Movement, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, priests, Religion, Reports  /  Comments Off on Philippine clergy appeal for justice over assassination of retired priest

The 72-year-old retired Nueva Ecija Catholic priest Marcelito ‘Tito’ Paez … dedicated most of his life to defending the rights of Filipinos. Image: File photo/Interaksyon By InterAksyon with Cris Sansano in Manila Nueva Ecija priests led by Bishop Robero Mallari are appealing to the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to seek justice for the death […]

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Philippine media freedom riskier, traumatic under Duterte, says PCIJ director

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Rule of Law, War on drugs, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on Philippine media freedom riskier, traumatic under Duterte, says PCIJ director

By Kendall Hutt in Auckland Being a journalist in the Philippines has become a lot tougher, riskier and traumatic in the face of  President Rodrigo Duterte’s so-called “war on drugs” which has seen more than 7000 people killed in the Philippines in the last 18 months, says a leading media researcher and advocate. In a […]

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Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ampatuan massacre, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Freedom of Information, Human Rights, Maguindanao massacre, Massacres, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, Security  /  Comments Off on Philippines under Duterte – acute impunity and fettered information

Eight years later, families of the 58 people massacred in Maguindanao – including 32 journalists – continue to wait for justice. Image: UCANews ANALYSIS: By Malou Mangahas in Manila Eight years ago on 23 November 2009, 32 journalists were among the 58 who were killed in what is now known as the Maguindanao Massacre, until […]

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ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Afghanistan, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Baghlan Province, Bamyan Province, Civil rights, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Foreign Policy, Full Coverage, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Human rights violations, Indepth, Inquiry, Intelligence, international law, Investigation, Investigative journalism, ISAF, Joint Prioritized Effects List, Law and order, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Must Read, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Special Air Service, NZ Politics, NZDF, NZSAS, Operation Burnham, Politics, Terrorism, War, Weapons  /  Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Selwyn Manning – Editor of EveningReport.nz. This analysis was first published on Kiwipolitico.com. Selwyn Manning, editor EveningReport.nz. There’s an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict […]

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Time to stop pussyfooting around with youth crime!

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservative Party, Crime, Justice, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Time to stop pussyfooting around with youth crime!

MIL OSI – Source: Conservative Party – Release/Statement Headline: Time to stop pussyfooting around with youth crime! by Leighton Baker Press Release 20th Mar 2017. What incentive is there for youth to not commit a crime? In New Zealand, there is next to none. Our pre-occupation with “rights” with little reference to “responsibilities” along with […]

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Crack down on dirty money

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, apple, Crime, drug money, Economy, Work, & Welfare, FATF, foreign trust, Green Party, Money laundering, multi-national tax evasion, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, The Issues, weak laws, white collar crime  /  Comments Off on Crack down on dirty money

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Crack down on dirty money There was widespread applause when a Transparency International report rated New Zealand equal highest in the world for financial integrity, but the report was derived from a series of ‘expert ratings’ and should not used be an excuse for complacency. […]

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Indonesia to probe murder ‘involving ex-president’ claim by former anti-graft head

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-corruption, Anti-graft, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Corruption, Crime, Evening Report, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesia to probe murder ‘involving ex-president’ claim by former anti-graft head

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) chairman Antasari Azhar attending a recent election debate in Jakarta. Image: Hafidz Mubarak/Antara By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Police will investigate the allegations made by a former head of an Indonesian anti-corruption body who has accused an ex-president of being involved in the […]

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Indonesians fear Duterte-style assassinations, drug war

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, assassinations, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Joko Widodo, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Murder, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Indonesians fear Duterte-style assassinations, drug war

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Indonesian President Joko Widowo (right) takes a look at seized drugs in Jakarta last December before they were destroyed. Image: Bay Ismoyo/UCAN By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta Church officials and human rights activists believe Indonesia could be heading down the same path as the Philippines after the […]

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Catholic Church blasts Duterte’s war on drugs as ‘reign of terror’

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Catholic, Catholic Church, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, poverty, Reign of terror, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Catholic Church blasts Duterte’s war on drugs as ‘reign of terror’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz A protest in Manila over the killings in the so-called “war on drug”. Image: Bullit Marquez/Sputnik The Philippines’ Catholic Church has blasted President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs” for creating a “reign of terror”. In its most strongly worded attack yet on the crackdown on drug pushers and […]

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Florida airport shootings – few basic questions being raised

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, Crime, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Terrorism, Tourism, United States, US gun culture, War veterans  /  Comments Off on Florida airport shootings – few basic questions being raised

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Surveillance footage of the accused guman Esteban Santiago opening fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport in Florida last Friday. Video: TMZ website OPINION: By David Robie Just having missed the shootings by a US veteran at Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport last Friday by less than a couple of […]

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Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’

By   /  December 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Featured, Funerals, Human Rights, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Murder, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Security, vigilante, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his head’ | Asia Pacific Report Home Asia Report Duterte’s War: ‘He was alive when they hammered the nails into his… MOST POPULAR EDITOR’S PICKS MOST COMMENTS – Partner Groups – GLOBAL REPORTAGE

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Indonesia’s Jokowi still owes resolution of past rights abuses

By   /  December 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, purges, Reports  /  Comments Off on Indonesia’s Jokowi still owes resolution of past rights abuses

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz By Margareth S. Aritonang in Jakarta After two years of running the country, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has still not fulfilled his campaign promise to address long-unresolved human rights abuse cases in Indonesia, a promise that is thought to have sealed his victory against his former contender Prabowo […]

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A Billion Better Things

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Crime, Green Party, Justice, Justice & Democracy, Opposition News, Politics, Prisons, The Issues  /  Comments Off on A Billion Better Things

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: A Billion Better Things Earlier this week I posed some questions to Finance Minister Bill English about his support for the government’s plan to spend a billion dollars on a new prison. I was pretty disappointed in his answers, all of which flew in the face of his own comments […]

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Philippines move to restore death penalty bill wins House support

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Death penalty, Death squads, Evening Report, Executions, Human Rights, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, vigilante  /  Comments Off on Philippines move to restore death penalty bill wins House support

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Rappler’s Evening wRap on President Duterte and the death penalty. By Mara Cepeda in Manila A proposed measure seeking to reimpose the death penalty in the Philippines has decisively passed the House committee level. Voting 12-6-1, the panel approved the committee report on House Bill Number 1, which […]

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Duterte threatens to kill rights activists if drug problem worsens

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, drugs, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Extrajudicial killings, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, narcotics, Pacific Media Centre, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, vigilante, War on drugs  /  Comments Off on Duterte threatens to kill rights activists if drug problem worsens

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz President Duterte says his accusers should be blamed if “war on drugs” fails. Image: Philippine Daily Inquirer By Marlon Ramos in Manila Human rights advocates, beware. You might just be next in “The Punisher’s” crosshairs. President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to kill human rights activists critical of his […]

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Solomon Islands decision to rearm police sparks heated debate

By   /  November 25, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Armed police, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Crime, Evening Report, Featured, Law and order, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Police training, Politics, RAMSI, Reports, Security, Solomon Islands, Weapons  /  Comments Off on Solomon Islands decision to rearm police sparks heated debate

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Solomon Islands police during weapons training. Image: Wansolwara News By Lowen Sei The Solomon Islands police force is facing one of its biggest tests of legitimacy since the withdrawal of the Australian-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) peace-keeping force. As part of RAMSI’s mission to reduce […]

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Media face blockade over human rights reporting in Myanmar

By   /  November 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Civil Society, Corruption, Crime, Development, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Myanmar, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Religion, Reports, Security, sexual abuse  /  Comments Off on Media face blockade over human rights reporting in Myanmar

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz AL Jazeera’s report on the crisis in Myanmar: The video includes exclusive interviews with villagers who reveal accounts of military officers killing a 13-year-old boy and women in a village being held down and raped. Video: Al Jazeera English Media organisations which, are attempting to report on soldiers […]

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Aus ban on refugees goes against international law, says NGO

By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Crime, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Manus Island, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reports, Research, Youth  /  Comments Off on Aus ban on refugees goes against international law, says NGO

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz “They must know that the door to Australia is closed to those who seek to come here by boat with a people smuggler,” Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced this week. Image: ABC News The Australian government’s recent announcement to ban Manus Island and Nauru refugees arriving to […]

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